Originally Posted by houghtam
He's a firebrand in the mold of Bachmann, and while he's more intelligent than she, he doesn't understand how Washington "works". That doesn't mean you need to go along with everything anyone says and business as usual, but when you go on nonsensical tirades, claim kinship with one of the great racists of the 20th Century, and call out fellow senators by name, flying in the face of all pre-established political mores of decorum, well...you're basically ****ed.
Yeah. Plus his skin isn't the right shade of white for many GOP primary voters. Like Rubio.